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  USCG: United States Coast Guard
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca Tows Disabled Fishing Vessel
Coast Guard conducts town hall meeting regarding proposed change to unit operation
Law Enforcement Detachment 103 of the Coast Guard's Pacific Area Tactical Law Enforcement Team made the first drug seizure while under the operational control of the newly established Deployable Operations Group.
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  U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office Official Website
The United States Coast Guard, one of the country's five armed services, is a unique agency of the federal government.
We began to maintain the country's aids to maritime navigation, including operating the nation's lighthouses, when the Lighthouse Service was transferred to the Coast Guard in 1939.
The Coast Guard is one of the oldest organizations of the federal government and, until the Navy Department was established in 1798, we served as the nation's only armed force afloat.
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-cp/history/collect.html   (400 words)

  US Coast Guard Aviation History
Commander William J. Kossler, US Coast Guard, was an observer and began plans for its use by the Coast Guard.
VS-300 helicopter on 26 June, Lieutenant Commander F. Erickson, US Coast Guard, recommended that helicopters be obtained for antisubmarine convoy duty and life-saving.
The Commander in Chief US Fleet, Admiral King, assigned responsibility for sea-going development of helicopters and their operation in convoys to the Coast Guard and directed that tests be carried out to determine if helicopters operating from merchant ships would be of value in combating submarines.
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  Coast Guard (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Coast Guard is and always has been, a federal law enforcement agency, with authority to enforce or assist in the enforcement of all federal laws on the high seas and waters over which the Unites States has jurisdiction.
Coast Guard officers and petty officers are authorized to make arrests for any offense against the United States, carry firearms, and board, examine, inspect, search and seize any vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
The Coast Guard's law enforcement authority and mission is also the reason it is an agency within the Department of Transportation, while the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force are all within the Defense Department.
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 US Coast Guard Reserve
What it does have is the US Coast Guard Reserve, a part-time force of about 8,000 individuals who serve with the Coast Guard one weekend a month and two weeks every year.
Coast Guard Reservists usually belong to a unit in their community.
For those who have a skill that is of use to the Coast Guard and are between the ages of 26 and 35, there is the Direct Petty Officer Program.
www.princetonreview.com /cte/articles/military/coastguardreserve.asp   (430 words)

 US arms Coast Guard terror units - The Boston Globe
COAST GUARD AIR STATION CAPE COD -- The United States is dramatically expanding its seacoast defenses by arming Coast Guard helicopters with machine guns, training security teams to rappel onto a hostile ship and take control of it through force, and deploying sensors, satellites, and surveillance cameras that feed new high-tech harbor command centers.
Moreover, although the Coast Guard patrolled US coasts for enemy submarines during World War II, its culture for the past half-century has been largely that of a rescuer of lost fishermen and an enforcer of safety rules.
Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Jay Balda, who oversaw the Cape Cod armed helicopters project, said the new military power requires rigorous retraining of crew members to avoid harming boaters who innocently wander into a secure zone.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2005/03/27/us_arms_coast_guard_terror_units   (1423 words)

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 World Navies Today: US Coast Guard
The vessels are owned and controlled by the Coast Guard, but operated by MSC with civilian crews.
All based on the US east coast; although designed for 14-day patrols, they are commonly forced to carry out 90-day patrols off Haiti.
The only US government-owned, actively sailing tall ship, and the second-oldest ship in US government service.
www.hazegray.org /worldnav/usa/guard.htm   (2879 words)

 US Coast Guard News - Topix
News on US Coast Guard continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
A French engineer who set out to row alone across the Atlantic Ocean was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard a day into his trip because the boat was being rocked by rough seas.
The Coast Guard said Girard was rowing through 5- to 8-foot seas and 15-knot winds.
www.topix.net /us/coast-guard   (726 words)

 About the Coast Guard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The US Coast Guard's $24 billion ship- and plane-building deal with two of the nation's biggest military contractors is fundamentally flawed, an independent Department of Defense assessment has concluded.
The US Coast Guard has appointed a new captain to command the cutter Healy following the deaths of two crew members during a dive in the Arctic Ocean.
The U.S. Coast Guard is trying to reshape itself as a modern military force capable of defending the country's shores from terrorists.
www.wheelhousereport.org /to/cg   (600 words)

Its core roles are to protect the public, the environment, and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region in which those interests may be at risk, including international waters and America's coasts, ports, and inland waterways.
Coast Guard Intelligence is unique in that it is the only IC member whose parent agency is both an armed force and a service organization with broad enforcement authorities.
The Coast Guard stands ready to protect the nation, provide unique intelligence, and ensure that the ports, waterways, and coasts are safe and secure.
www.intelligence.gov /1-members_coastguard.shtml   (416 words)

 US Coast Guard Aircraft Serials
The precursor of what eventually became the US Coast Guard was established in 1790 when Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton created a force of revenue cutters to enforce laws against smuggling, to protect shipping from pirates, and to prevent contraband from entering the United States.
The Coast Guard was transferred to the newly-established Department of Transportation in April of 1967.
All to US Navy as 48243/48245 in 1942 V174/V176 Grumman JRF-2 Goose c/n 1063/1065.
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 Coast Guard Begins To Tackle Complex Surveillance Mission
The Coast Guard has since established rules mandating the use of the automated identification system, or AIS, a technology that provides continuous information on the identity, location, speed and course of vessels.
Though tracking large commercial ships via vessel traffic systems may bolster the safety of U.S. ports, the greater potential threat to port security may reside in the small boats and craft that are not required to carry AIS transponders.
The Navy is working with the Coast Guard to develop a command and control regime up and down the East Coast of the United States, Adm. Robert Willard, vice chief of naval operations, told the conference.
www.nationaldefensemagazine.org /issues/2006/June/CoastGuard.htm   (1000 words)

 Military.com Resources
Coast Guard Civilian Personnel - Provides news bulletins, benefits information, training programs and calendars, and other resources for civilian employees of the Coast Guard.
Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety - Find regulations, bulletins, publications and other resources relating to boating safety and how you can help ensure it.
Coast Guard Search and Rescue - Learn the facts about this important branch of the Coast Guard, and find SAR manuals, statistics and contact information.
www.military.com /Resources/ResourceSubmittedFileView?file=coast_guard_links.htm   (365 words)

 US Coast Guard
The US Coast Guard is one of the five Armed forces of the country.
The US Marines are an elite group of men and women who are called upon to serve in various types of situations.
Completing the circle is the US Air Force who along with the US Coast, Army, US Navy and the US Marines is responsible for the sovereignty of the country.
www.usaf.tv /us-coast-guard.htm   (358 words)

 Legal Fusion Group US Coast Guard
Coast Guard missions were responsible for about 52% of the cocaine seized by the U.S. government in 2002.
The Coast Guard's legal authority to enforce fisheries laws flows from the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976, which extended U.S. authority over fisheries to the 200 miles (370.4 kilometers) authorized by international law.
The Coast Guard's role was firstly, to minimize the damage from the spill, by setting up protective booms around the spill, and secondly, to work with the New Jersey State Police in air and boat patrols to assess the damage.
www.legalfusiongroup.com /articles/u/s/_/us_coast_guard/us_coast_guard.html   (5545 words)

 Traditions us coast guard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Coast Guard standard is used during parades and ceremonies and is adorned by our 33 battle streamers.
He was also censor for the district, and was the first Coast Guard officer to report a German submarine on the Atlantic coast.
The Coast Guard Medal, created Aug. 4, 1949, is awarded to any person who, while serving on active duty in the Coast Guard, distinguishes himself by heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
www.ranger95.com /coastguard/traditions_coast_guard.htm   (4147 words)

 Us Coast Guard
Coast Guard Advisory to Recreational Boaters on Fuel Leak Hazard
The U.S. Coast Guard lifeboat station in Port Orford was built in 1934 to provide lifesaving service on the southern portion of the Oregon coast, a mission it performed until the station was decommissioned in 1970 and turned over the state of Oregon
The U.S. Coast Guard is responsible for safety on the water and you should expect to be boarded by them at some point in your boating career.
www.suite101.com /reference/us_coast_guard   (1049 words)

 The US Coast Guard Seal / Podium Plaque
The US Coast Guard Corps Seal makes a wonderful gift, addition to your memorabilia collection or a special retirement present.
The United States Coast Guard, one of the country's five armed services, is also one of the most unique agencies of the federal government.
The Coast Guard is one of the oldest organizations of the federal government and, until the Navy Department was established in 1798, we served as the nation's only armed force afloat.
www.plaquesandpatches.com /coastguard_seal.htm   (818 words)

 OPNET Customer Spotlight: US Coast Guard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Coast Guard is a miltary, multimission, maritime service and one of the nation’s five Armed Services.
Its mission is to protect the public, the environment, and U.S. economic interests – in the nation’s ports and waterways, along the coast, on international waters, or in any maritime region as required to support national security.
Jack cites several cases where the Coast Guard’s primary troubleshooting tools-of-choice, OPNET Technologies’ IT Guru and ACE, enabled his team to quickly zero in on the underlying cause of an application performance problem – and implement a relatively low-cost fix.
www.opnet.com /spotlight/us_coast_guard.html   (405 words)

 United States Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, Maryland Watermens Association, Coast Guard Station Maryland
The Coast Guard has been actively promoting this program for years with good success, but not everyone is taking advantage of it.
If you receive a decal, this information will be passed to the Coast Guard Atlantic Area where your case will be decided, and can result in a lesser fine or no fine at all.
One of the most misunderstood Coast Guard requirements for commercial waterman is the one that says you must report to the Coast Guard any marine casualty.
www.marylandwatermen.com /coastguard.htm   (1755 words)

 U.S. Coast Guard
Now, the spirit and essence of the Coast Guard is celebrated for the first time in a definitive, magnificently illustrated, large format book published with the Foundation for Coast Guard History.
The Coast Guard enables the history of America's Coast Guard to be cherished permanently in a handsome package that all Coast Guard personnel will be proud to own and—with its unique medallion-inlaid cover—to display.
This book will be read again and again by past and present personnel, their families and friends, and the countless others that have been inspired and intrigued by the exploits of the United States Coast Guard.
www.hlla.com /catalog/coastguard.html   (345 words)

 US Coast Guard flag
US Coast Guard Falg 3 x 5 feet nylon Top quality 3'x 5'Coast Guard flag made...
US Coast Guard Flag 12" x 18" suitable for parades and veterans graves.
The Coast Guard flag lapel pin is a great way to show your support.
www.united-states-flag.com /military-us-coast-guard.html   (536 words)

 Resilite - Endorsement - US Coast Guard Academy
New London, CT One of the finest and most selective colleges in America, the United States Coast Guard Academy is the oldest life-saving service in the world.
The US Coast Guard requested that the bear look as if it were jumping out of the 10' circle.
The US Coast Guards emblem was applied on the blanket.
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 US Coast Guard Collection - U.S. Wings
This is the G-1 we supply to the US Coast Guard!
US Wings is the sole official suppiler of G-1 jackets to the USCG.
Made to the same Department of Defense specifications as its genuine US Navy counterpart (except in 75% wool), our Pea Coat is known for its exceptional warmth and style.
www.uswings.com /uscgcollection.asp   (541 words)

 US Coast Guard, US Coast Guard Auxiliary Caps - U.S. Wings
This navy cap features "U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY" and the Coast Guard's insignia embroidered onto a patch on the front of the cap.
This khaki cap features US Coast Guard insignia and red & blue stripes embroidered onto the front of the cap.
Also features "UNITED STATES COAST GUARD" embroidered onto the front of the visor and "COAST GUARD" embroidered onto the velcro adjustable rear strap.
www.uswings.com /uscgcaps.asp   (258 words)

 US Coast Guard Plaque
The Coast Guard traces its history back to 4 August 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of ten vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws, prevent smuggling, and protect the collection of the federal revenue.
In times of peace the Coast Guard operates as part of the Department of Homeland Security, serving as the nation's front-line agency for enforcing our laws at sea, protecting our coastline and ports, and saving life.
Protecting the coast of the United States from New York City to the Canadian border, Air Station Cape Cod has grown into one of the most active and essential air stations in the service.
www.militaryplaques.com /coast.html   (777 words)

 AAP - TIPP: Life Jackets and Life Preservers
Life preservers and life jackets are required by many states and must be present on all boats traveling on bodies of water supervised by the US Coast Guard.
Check the label on the life preserver to be sure it meets US Coast Guard or state regulations.
Use only life jackets and life preservers that are tested by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and approved by the US Coast Guard.
www.aap.org /family/tippslip.htm   (642 words)

 US Coast Guard flags from Eagle Flag of America Inc.
US Coast Guard Flags made of Solar Max nylon for outdoor use.
Our Coast Guard Flags are made with canvas headings and brass grommets.
Coast Guard flags are made in the USA.
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